Originally written on Rock the Red  |  Last updated 10/23/14
Clutch players come to play in pivotal games, and Capitals' forward Troy Brouwer put his stamp on just such a game.  With the Caps on the powerplay and just 1:27 to go in a tie game, Brouwer raced down the wing with the puck on his stick and fired home the game-winning goal.  Bruins' goalie Tim Thomas was too aggressive on the play and lost his angle on Brouwer's wrist shot, letting the puck go over his glove.  Brouwer was a factor all night in the physical play, finishing the game with 3 hits and 4 penalty minutes in two separate scrums.  All six of the winger's career playoff goals have come in wins, including all four he scored when his Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup in 2010. Game 5 started out typically for this series, tied 0-0 after one period.  The Bruins made several sloppy plays early on, including one that led to a chance for Capitals defenseman John Carlson 2:30 in.  Carlson got behind the Bruins defense, shot the puck, and followed his rebound to the cag...

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